Change in Weather calls for Leather!

Planet Botkier August 23, 2013

As the weather cools down and the edgier fashion starts to come out grab the coolest items in your closet! Go from shorts and dresses to leggings and scarves using these transitional pieces.  Rock your outfit with a great bag and a classic leather jacket. Nothing says Fall more than leather and deep, sexy colors which is what you’ll find in this season’s line.  This Season we’re showing off some classic styles, keeping it edgy, while representing that refreshing crisp Fall air that everyone can’t wait to throw a jacket on for. No matter what your style is, we’ve got the look for you! Here are our top picks for leather jackets each paired with a beautiful Botkier bag great for Falling Forward.

CHIC STONE
IRO DEVEN LEATHER JACKET $471
BOTKIER HONORE HOBO STONE $545

BOLD BLUE
VEDA LEATHER JACKET $467
BOTKIER HONORE SATCHEL FRENCH BLUE $545

ADVENTUROUS RED
IRO LEATHER BIKER JACKET $1,260
BOTKIER HORIZON TOTE $395

SLEEK SMOKE
BARBARA BUI QUILTED SLEEVE JACKET $1,598
BOTKIER LEGACY TOP HANDLE SMOKE PETROL $495

CLASSIC BLACK
MUUBAA SALAZAR LEATHER OMBRE BIKER JACKET $653.19
BOTKIER WANDERLUST TOTE ONIX $295

SULTRY WINE
BALENCIAGA CLASSIC LEATHER BIKER JACKET $2,650
BOTKIER LEGACY HOBO WINE $545

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TRIGGER INTO A NEW LEGACY

Planet Botkier August 09, 2013

From the beginning, the most coveted Botkier has been the Trigger. It’s the bag that launched it all!

This bag definitely has a presence, unique design, and functionality that Botkier has become synonymous with. The Trigger reached cult status when it was first introduced in 2003 and continues to be a must have today. The Trigger is Botkier’s baby, women all over the world covet this handbag including celebs and our favorite style icons.

Monica Botkier, Founder and Creative Director of Botkier, was a fashion photographer when she created her own dream bag and it turned out to be exactly what modern women wanted and needed. Check out the timeline with the evolution of Trigger below and welcome Botkier’s new LEGACY satchel! This bag has been updated and re-imagined as we are celebrate our 10 year anniversary, we present to you our new LEGACY!

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RESTAURANT WEEK in NYC

Planet Botkier August 02, 2013

The most delicious week, Restaurant Week has 292 establishments participating in this year’s wonderful, wonderful event and we want everyone to treat their taste buds and go check it out.  “How wonderful is it?” you may ask, well we’re certainly glad you did so here’s the breakdown of how Restaurant Week works.  First you register with any eligible Master Card and then dine at any participating restaurants from now until August 16th using that same card.  You get three courses at lunch for $25 or three courses at dinner for $38 a person.  For each time you dine, the card used will receive a $5 statement credit.  Of course there are some places that are better than others, so we’ve searched the internet to see just which restaurants offer the best food and the best deal for you lucky Botkier Foodies!

DBGB KITCHEN AND BAR
Get some classic dishes that are beautifully prepared,  but still deliciously close to home.
Location: 299 Bowery (Btwn Houston & 1st St.)

“DBGB Kitchen and Bar is Chef Daniel Boulud’s downtown place where the French brasserie meets the American tavern.  Guests enjoy 12 varieties of house-made sausage, mouthwatering burgers and towering shellfish platters, in addition to seasonal Lyonnais-inspired bistro cooking.  For beer lovers, there are over 2- drafts to choose from and another 75 by-the bottle, plus a full wine list.  At dessert, dig into the classics: baked Alaska, soufflés, and ice cream sundaes.”

Photo credit via NYMag.com, UrbanSpoon

RED ROOSTER
Proudly known to be one of the most wanted tables in New York according to the Eater, Red Rooster has got some comfort food that’s sure to make anyone’s experience pure happiness.
Location: 310 Lenox Avenue, Harlem (Lunch Only)

“Whether it’s the Fried Yard Bird with the Rakiem Walker Project’s fusion of hip-hop, jazz and soul on Mondays, a mojito and salsa dancing to Johnny Mambo and his Latin Band on Tuesdays, or a slice of gospel and soul with Boncellia Lewis at Sunday Brunch, Red Rooster always brings you the best in dining, cocktails, and live entertainment. With additional live jazz performances and world-class DJs almost every night, Red Rooster is the place to see and to be seen seven days a week.”

Photo credit via Three Many Cooks

L’Ecole
Let the soon-to-be-greats take you to another world all in one place as you’re served up their daring concoctions that their trained kitchen skills carefully prepared for. These students are fighting to impress you so it’s a win-win!
Location: 462 Broadway

“Before greats like Bobby Flay, David Chang, and Dan Barber entered the culinary industry, they were students who dazzled diners at L’Ecole. As one of New York City’s premier restaurants, offering a top-quality dining experience at a great value, L’Ecole is where students of The International Culinary Center’s culinary arts program impress guests with their cooking on a daily basis.”

Photo Credit Via L’Ecole

IL MULINO
This place is famous for the food as well as the guests.  President Obama and Clinton dined here together in 2009.
Location: 37 East 60th Street or 86 West Third Street

“Il Mulino New York brings expert technique and impeccable service to the authentic cuisine of the Abruzzo region of Italy. Nestled along the Adriatic coast, Abruzzo is one of Italy’s most beautiful and fertile regions. Abruzzese cooks are known for turning fresh, simple ingredients into sumptuous feasts. For three decades, Il Mulino New York has stayed true to this heritage of exquisitely prepared, farm-fresh meat, fish, and vegetables, served with a level of skill and innovation that have kept it at the forefront of fine dining.”

Photo Credit Via Il Mulino

Nobu
Try a number of hot and cold dishes from Nobu for a truly unique Japanese cuisine experience with a Peruvian twist.  It’s a great way to taste the world while staying local.

“Nobu New York, the flagship restaurant of Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, has been a pioneer for Japanese cuisine since its opening in 1994. Nobu partnered with restaurateur Drew Nieporent, Meir Teper, and Oscar-winning actorRobert De Niro to bring his modern Japanese to Tribeca. Nobu draws upon his classical training at sushi bars in Tokyo and his life abroad in Peru, Argentina, and around the world to create a whole new trend in Japanese cuisine. “

Photo Credit Via Nobu

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